That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap.Tributes to Michael Jackson have highlighted his White House visits, in particular a famous ceremony in which Ronald and Nancy Reagan honored him…
The David Boies-Ted Olson lawsuit challenging Proposition 8 gained a new group of supporters this evening: The ACLU, Lambda Legal and the National Center for Lesbian Rights filed an amicus brief…
Just as President Obama has launched an aggressive push for health care reform, and as Democrats are scrambling to come up for ways to pay for it, a new voice was added to the many on Capitol Hill…
As expected, the White House has announced its intention to nominate Meredith Attwell Baker to take the Republican FCC seat vacated by Deborah Taylor Tate.
The full Senate agreed by unanimous consent Thursday to confirm Julius Genachowski as the next chairman of the FCC. Also approved was the re-nomination of Republican commissioner Robert McDowell.
Julius Genachowski was confirmed as the new chairman of the FCC this evening, in a seconds-long process by unanimous consent of the Senate. Republican Robert McDowell also was confirmed for another…
The death of Michael Jackson immediately brought to mind the 1985 "We are the World," which set the standard for many charity and advocacy singles and albums to come. Jackson co-wrote the song and…
Here's one way where Hollywood has become a part of the Iranian protests — absolutely unwillingly. From Salon, via The Daily Dish: "In Tehran, state television's Channel Two is putting on a "Lord of…
Roy Button, senior VP and managing director of Warner Bos. Productions, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his services to the film industry.
William Friedkin will be feted by the 62nd Locarno Film Festival with its honorary Leopard for career achievement.